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DR. CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU, CEO NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)

no responses. August 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC Confirms Yellow Fever Outbreak In Ebonyi State, Encourages Child Vaccination


NCDC Confirms Yellow Fever Outbreak In Ebonyi State, Encourages Child Vaccination

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the agency is aware of a suspected outbreak of Yellow fever in Ebonyi State and has had a […]

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no responses. July 2, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

FG Fires NHIS Boss, Board, Appoints New Head And Re-appoints NCDC DG


FG Fires NHIS Boss, Board, Appoints New Head And Re-appoints NCDC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of the Current Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf who has been on administrative leave and has approved […]

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NCDC, RKI Launch New Project To Strengthen Health Security In Nigeria

no responses. June 14, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC, RKI Launch New Project To Strengthen Health Security In Nigeria


NCDC, RKI Launch New Project To Strengthen Health Security In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) have signed a joint declaration of intent, to mark the start of a […]

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no responses. May 28, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WRAN Commends FG For First Tranche Disbursement Of BHCPF Fund


WRAN Commends FG For First Tranche Disbursement Of BHCPF Fund

White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria, Commends the Federal Government for the disbursement of N12.7b (25%) first tranche of Basic Health Care Provision BHCPF Fund. The White Ribbon […]

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DR. CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU, CEO NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)

no responses. April 24, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

World Meningitis Day: NCDC Solicits Stakeholders, Policy Makers Support


World Meningitis Day: NCDC Solicits Stakeholders, Policy Makers Support

Today as we mark World Meningitis Day, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, calls on all stakeholders – policy makers, leaders, communities and individuals – […]

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NCDC LOGO

no responses. December 24, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC OFFERS 5 IMPORTANT TIPS TO PREVENT CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS


NCDC OFFERS 5 IMPORTANT TIPS TO PREVENT CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and partners have commenced preparedness activities, through the national CSM Technical Working Group (TWG). In a statement NCDC there […]

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FG Launches National Action Plan For Health Security (NAPHS), 2018 – 2022

no responses. December 19, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

FG Launches National Action Plan For Health Security (NAPHS), 2018 – 2022


FG Launches National Action Plan For Health Security (NAPHS), 2018 – 2022

FG REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR THE NEW NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR HEALTH SECURITY IN NIGERIA. The Federal Government has launched the National Action Plan For Health Security […]

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NCDC LOGO

no responses. November 11, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria To Mark National Antibiotics Awareness Week


Nigeria To Mark National Antibiotics Awareness Week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Federal Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Ministry of […]

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Prof. Isaac Adewole

no responses. October 8, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

FG To Spend 5% Of Basic Health Care Fund On Disease Emergency


FG To Spend 5% Of Basic Health Care Fund On Disease Emergency

The  Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has hinted that 5% of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund will go to Health emergency management which covers […]

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At least 300 Dead In Sierra Leone Mudslides And Flooding

no responses. September 20, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

10 Key Messages To Prevent Disease Outbreaks During Flooding


10 Key Messages To Prevent Disease Outbreaks During Flooding

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have recently issued a warning alert of flooding, which may affect 13 States […]

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L-R: United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US-CDC) Nigeria Country Director, Dr. Mahesh Swaminathan; CEO (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu; Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac F. Adewole; and US Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Stuart Symington, during the Ambassador's courtesy visit to the NCDC on Monday 10th of September, 2018

no responses. September 11, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

US Ambassador Urges Nigerian Govt To Spend More On Health


US Ambassador Urges Nigerian Govt To Spend More On Health

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Stuart Symington, has urged the country to continue to invest in building resilient health systems,to safeguard citizens and act […]

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Nigeria to host first international conference on Lassa fever in Abuja,

no responses. August 9, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC Opens Registration And Abstract Submission In Preparation For Lassa Fever Conference In Nigeria


NCDC Opens Registration And Abstract Submission In Preparation For Lassa Fever Conference In Nigeria

Fifty years after the detection of the first Lassa fever case in Nigeria, outbreaks have been recorded yearly in parts of the country. The disease is […]

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Nigeria Develops National Action Plan For Health Security

no responses. August 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Develops National Action Plan For Health Security


Nigeria Develops National Action Plan For Health Security

As a signatory to the International Health Regulations (IHR), Nigeria has begun the final process towards the development of a National Action Plan for Health Security […]

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A child receiving while other people queue up for OCV

no responses. July 25, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#CholeraOutbreak: Adamawa Kicks-Off First Vaccination Campaign


#CholeraOutbreak: Adamawa Kicks-Off First Vaccination Campaign

The first round of the 2-phase oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign has kicked-off in high-risk wards of Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha local government areas […]

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THE RESPONSE TO CHOLERA OUTBREAKS CONTINUE

no responses. July 23, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#Cholera Outbreak: 186 Deaths, 16,008 Suspected Cases, In 16 States


#Cholera Outbreak: 186 Deaths, 16,008 Suspected Cases, In 16 States

A total of 16,008 suspected  Cholera   cases including 186 deaths had been reported from 16 States since the beginning of the year. Although cholera cases are […]

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DR. CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU, CEO NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)

no responses. May 29, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC Confirms Cholera Outbreaks In Nine States, As Rain Sets In


NCDC Confirms Cholera Outbreaks In Nine States, As Rain Sets In

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has  confirmed outbreaks of Cholera in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Plateau, Yobe, Nasarawa, Anambra and Zamfara States. In a […]

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lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

no responses. March 27, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria’s Lassa Fever Outbreak Is Slowing, But Remains A Concern- WHO


Nigeria’s Lassa Fever Outbreak Is Slowing, But Remains A Concern- WHO

After nearly 400 confirmed infections and 100 deaths, the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria is beginning to slow but the epidemic is far from contained, […]

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THE PERMANENT SECRETARY ,FMOH,MR. CLEMENT UWAIFO ARRIVALS AT THE NCDC SITE.

no responses. October 20, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Perm Sec Health Ministry Tours NCDC Laboratory In Response To Epidemic Outbreak


Perm Sec Health Ministry Tours NCDC Laboratory In Response To Epidemic Outbreak

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr.Clement Uwaifo, has commended the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for it proactive responses towards tackling epidemic outbreak […]

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no responses. July 31, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks


Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks

To reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever and poliomyelitis; and vector-borne diseases such as malaria and yellow fever during flooding, […]

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Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

no responses. June 24, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines


Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

With the decline in Meningitis cases, the 2016/2017 Meningitis outbreak is over and the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) responding to the epidemic has been stepped down,says […]

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